Acts 8:1-4 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And Saul was consenting to his death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the church in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the region of Judea and Sama'ria, except the apostles. 1 And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
2 Devout men buried Stephen, and made great lamentation over him. 2 Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him.
3 But Saul was ravaging the church, and entering house after house, he dragged off men and women and committed them to prison. 3 But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off men and women and put them in prison.
4 Now those who were scattered went about preaching the word. 4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went.